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Academic Honors and Awards announced

06.07.2022 | Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

More than 200 undergraduates are recipients of 2022 Academic Honors and Awards. Congratulations, Bearcats!

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Room with a view: Landscape mural finds new home in public display

09.07.2021 | Jennifer Johnson

A 7-foot tall mural by a famed Oregon artist moves from a Salem dining room to Hallie Ford Museum of Art.

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Student Scholarship Recognition Day(s) highlights student research and presentations in live virtual format

05.27.2021 | Peter Li '20, MBA'21

The annual event was hosted virtually for the second consecutive year and expanded to a two-day format for the first time, featuring 250 student presentations and more than 2,500 guests.

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Only six matching gifts for student scholarships left

05.27.2021 | Office of Advancement

An anonymous donor has given Willamette $1 million in matching funds to inspire the creation of new endowed scholarships and a limited number of matching funds remain.

Willamette University

Academic Honors and Awards announced

05.06.2021 | Office of the Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

More than 200 undergraduates are recipients of 2021 Academic Honors and Awards. Congratulations, Bearcats!

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More than 130 undergraduates honored

05.13.2020 | Office of the Dean, College of Liberal Arts

The Willamette University College of Liberal Arts honored students’ academic achievements this week.

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Willamette faculty, staff produce hundreds of face coverings for community

04.30.2020 | Jennifer Johnson

Bearcats use costume supplies and 3D printers to create much needed protective equipment for the community.

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More than 130 undergraduates recognized at Academic Honors and Awards

04.30.2019

Willamette University College of Liberal Arts honored students’ academic achievements at a ceremony April 29 in Cat Cavern.

Garrard Conley

Reconstructing identity and the importance of compassion

04.16.2019 | Jennifer Johnson

“Boy Erased” author speaks about writing, cinema and surviving conversion therapy.

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'Boy Erased' author to speak April 9

03.22.2019 | Adam Torgerson

Garrard Conley will visit classes and deliver the Hogue-Sponenburgh Art History Lecture.

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Faculty receive promotions or tenure

02.26.2019 | University Communications

Faculty from all three colleges recognized for teaching excellence, scholarly accomplishment.

Hallie Ford Museum of Art Director John Olbrantz and Collections and Exhibitions Curator Jonathan Bucci

Key staff position at Hallie Ford Museum of Art named for museum director

12.05.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Collins family honors two decades of mutual respect, friendship.

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

Hallie Ford Museum of Art turns 20

09.21.2018 | Jennifer Johnson

Museum celebrates more than 220 exhibitions and standing among the best in the Pacific Northwest.

Student stands smiling in Cat Cavern after receiving an award

More than 140 undergraduates honored

04.30.2018

The Willamette University College of Liberal Arts honored students’ academic achievements April 23 in Cat Cavern.

Professor Ricardo De Mambro Santos speaks to three students about an exhibit in Hatfield library

Nine faculty receive tenure, promotion

03.02.2018

President Steve Thorsett and the Board of Trustees recognize faculty members’ teaching excellence, scholarly or creative accomplishment, and university and community service.

Michelle Atherton ’15

Alumna uncovers rich history in Scotland

12.08.2017 | Jen Johnson

Michelle Atherton’s Willamette experience led her to a unique conservation project abroad.

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More than 100 undergraduate students honored

04.17.2017

College of Liberal Arts students received more than 100 academic honors and awards.

Six faculty granted tenure for 2017–18 academic year

03.17.2017

The university recognized Anna Cox, Brandi Row Lazzarini, Roy Pérez, Abigail Susik, Karen Sandrik and Kawika Pierson for their teaching, scholarship and service.

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Students explored meaning of art in “PIECES and PARTS”

02.08.2016 | Erin Dahl

Inspired by an art history class, the exhibition relied on student and faculty collaboration.

James Cuno '73

James Cuno '73 discusses ISIS and cultural destruction

10.14.2015 | Adam Torgerson

On Nov. 5, the Getty CEO addresses the threat posed by ISIS.

Taking the Long View: Art and Cultural Heritage in an Age of Terror

08.24.2015

Willamette's 2015 fall lecture series explores the preservation of cultural artifacts amidst terror, destruction and colonization.

Image of: History professor Ann Nicgorski shows some examples of ancient textile remnants to her LARC students at the Hallie Ford Museum of Art.

Students advance research skills through summer LARC program

07.22.2015

The summer program leads to curricular innovation, research experience for students.

Professor Abigail Susik selected to attend national art history seminar

05.26.2015

The event is aimed to strengthen the teaching of art history to undergrads.

Abigail Susik credits her interest in art history to an unquenchable curiosity

03.30.2015

Describing her classroom as an "unpredictable laboratory," art history professor Abigail Susik says the best part of her job is learning from her students.

Student earns first Luce Scholarship

03.01.2015

Christian Oldham ’14, MBA ’15 will spend a year in Japan studying ikebana.

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